Given Name HAIDEE

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Literature
PRONOUNCED: HAY-dee (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Perhaps intended to derive from Greek αιδοιος (aidoios) "modest, reverent". This name was created by Byron for a character in his poem 'Don Juan' (1819).
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Haydée (French), Haydée (Spanish)

Categories

fictional characters, invented, literature, uncertain etymology, virtues
Entry updated December 8, 2017